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Jul 30, 2011 10:00pm EDT
wiggins who was a self-proclaimed weather professor fete and -- prophet and who predicted that the greatest earthquake ever seen, much larger than the charleston earthquake, was going to hit the united states on september 29th. of course, remember, they're still having aftershocks, they're certainly willing to believe that, um, the most insane things can happen. and wiggins' prediction actually dovetails with the prediction of a nameless black woman in liberty county, georgia, who supposedly sat up in her coffin on the night of the earthquake and predicted that the world was going to end on september 29th. so a kind of hysteria really sweeps the country. it's certainly not local. it's people in michigan and in galveston, texas, and in new orleans. >> people in michigan climb up, they build a big platform up in the air. they climb up into it, um, parents and children. they put on ascension robes so that when the world ends, they will be well-dressed when they go up into heaven. they take a picnic lunch with them in case it doesn't come right away or in this case they need a
Jul 14, 2011 6:00pm PDT
their cards close to their chest on thursday, waiting and watching to see who wiggins' first. when luxembourg attacked, there was another half minute lost on the main contenders. a further toward a france victory is looking less likely for the spaniard. >> france is also celebrating bastille day to day, its national holiday, with the traditional military parades attracting thousands. this marks the storming of the bastille prison in paris on july 14, 1789, viewed as the start of the french revolution. >> of bastille day celebrations are always an elaborate display of military might. french fighter jets painted these guys and thousands recorded the regiments, marching down the street. the death of five french troops in afghanistan a day earlier overshadowed the festivities. the president began the day with a visit to a military hospital in paris, where he strongly condemned the attack. >> the french soldiers were protecting the village gathering that aimed to facilitate the reconciliation of different groups in afghanistan. the attack was a terrorist act, not a military one. >> the day was sup
Jul 26, 2011 11:00pm PDT
possible and give advice. >> the music business is a business. >> reporter: dwayne wiggins, a member of tony tony tony is the group's founder and oakland native. two of his boys are in the band. >> they never put the light on the good things that come out of oakland, it's always somebody got shot here. but what about the good stuff so much outweighs the bad. >> people are robbing places and doing drugs, but we're in here every day making music. >> reporter: pop life loves to create music. they need your vote so america knows that oakland has talent. in oakland, cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> they do sound good. tomorrow's eliminati is sure to be a heartbreaker. pop life needs your help. you can call toll free, and online to vote. if you didn't get all that information, we'll put it on our website at voting ends at 3:00 a.m. pacific, so you have a little time. >>> caught on tape, a car thief who made off with more than a car, he has some pricey giants memorabilia, as well. it happened yesterday morning at the mcdonald's on north california boulevard around the corn
Jul 31, 2011 4:00pm EDT
insane things can happen. and wiggins predictions actually does tell a prediction of a nameless black woman in liberty county georgia who's supposedly set up in her coffin on the night of the earthquake and predicted that the world was going to end on september 209th. so, a kind of hysteria sweeping the country. supposedly not local, people in michigan and galveston texas and new orleans. >> people in michigan climb up. they built a big platform up in the air. a kind -- the climb up into it. parents and children. they put a sense in rhode so that when the world and is there will be well dressed and they go up into heaven. they take a picnic lunch with them in case it does not come right away or in case they need a little something seat on their way to heaven, and they just sit there and wait. this was really happening all around the country. there were lots of stories about the gulf coast. charleston almost came to a standstill. lots of people said we don't have to up to any worker at all because we are not going to be around here in another week. and that day, of course, everybody is
Jul 31, 2011 8:15am EDT
fascinating. and then the stories kind of bloomed into the whole wiggins story about the upcoming apocalypse, basically, that was going to happen september 29th and dawson's murder, and it just grew and grew. and we had fun all 11 years. it was amazing to us that after that amount of work we were still just fascinated with it and, um, eager to get back in the libraries and to work on the prose. >> for more information on booktv's recent trip to charleston, south carolina, visit content. >> is there a nonfiction be author or book you'd like to see featured on booktv? send us an e-mail at or tweet us at -- >>> now, on booktv david sirota examines the political and cultural landscape of the 1980s. he argues that the social and political mores of that time set the stage for what he calls a narcissistic america. it's about an hour and a half. [applause] >> thank you. okay. can everyone hear me? so here's how it's going to work tonight. um, first of all, thank you, everybody, for being here. i'll just tell you how it's going to work
Jul 20, 2011 2:05am PDT
. wtae's sally wiggin reports on ththe big elephants and their big trip to pittsburgh. >> reporter: thandi, seeni and sukiri. accompanied by the handlers with whom they grew up. and a man whose children watched a documentary about culling in population control which killed adults and left youngsters orphaned. >> please, dadad, mommy, we've got to stop this from happening, can we do something, can we please do something? >> reporter: in 1992, udum and his wife created an elephant orphanage on their botswana farm for these three elephants. >> the best thing we could have done. children, thank you for that. >> reporter: several years later the elephants were moved to a nature reserve. then when sexually mature, they were moved to a camp in botswana's delta. that's where last year a handler was injured while working one of the elephants. and because of the camp's remoteness, died. >> the incident and an injury that in pittsburgh they wouldn't even have kept him overnight in >> reporter: that is where the zoo came in. udum's daughter, working at disney, learned of the icc and called dr.
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